48 Mark “Bo” Pelini

Mark Bo Pelini Ohio State
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Name
Mark "Bo" Pelini
Nationality
United States
Position
FS
Birthday
12/13/1967
Hometown
Youngstown, OH
High School
Cardinal Mooney
Height
6'2"
Weight
195
Current Team
Ohio State
Seasons
1990

Major: Marketing

1990 Media Guide: Will start at free safety … started the final eight games last year and tied for the team lead in interceptions with four … was second on the team in passes broken up with five … doesn’t have blazing speed, but does have great anticipation and plays the ball very well … a solid defensive back … playing time has been limited by injuries, including a broken jaw, a broken collarbone and a dislocated shoulder … a three-time member of the Big Ten’s All-Academic team … also recruited by a number of colleges to play basketball.

1989: Wound up the year with a career high 54 tackles … two of his interceptions came against Auburn in the Hall of Fame Bowl … played a combined total of 12 minutes in the first four games before breaking into the starting lineup against Indiana.

1988: Played in eight games, with starts against Iowa, Wisconsin and Michigan the last three games of the season … finished the year with 40 tackles … had a career high 14 tackles against Michigan State, the second best effort of the year by a Buckeye defender.

1987: Collected 13 tackles in 11 games and had his first career interception against Illinois.

1986: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A standout quarterback and safety … won all-Ohio recognition as a senior when he accounted for 1,300 yards in total offense.

PERSONAL: From a family of eight … all four of his brothers were high school football standouts at Cardinal Mooney … hobby is reading.

Defense

SeasonTeamGGSTklSoloAsstTFLSacksFFFRIntInt YdsPBUBlk
1990Ohio State1211703337001021460
Total-1211703337001021460